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Stories from Wednesday, January 3, 2007

BIC girls claim NEA Tournament title (01/03/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff After a pair of hard-fought games against Weiner and Rector in the NEA Tournament, the Buffalo Island Central Lady Mustangs may have felt it was time for a change in their meeting with the Lady Screamin' Eagles of Hillcrest on Wednesday...
Reception honors retiring Mayor Fletcher (01/03/07)
Town Crier News Staff A reception was held at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 22 to honor retiring mayor David Fletcher at the Monette Municipal Complex. City employees, council members, relatives, builders and friends were invited to the private reception given by co-workers and friends of Mayor Fletcher, to recognize him for his years as the town's top leader...
Three pointer at buzzer eliminates Lions from 60th NEA Tourney (01/03/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Hoxie's Jonathon Lawrence stuck the dagger where it hurt the most, deep in the heart of the Lions, when the six foot senior guard drained a game winning three pointer at the horn, eliminating Manila from the 60th annual Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament with a stunning 41-38 victory in first round action Friday afternoon at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Second seeded ICC eliminates BIC from NEA, 59-49 (01/03/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Zac DeSanto scored just five points in Izard County Consolidalted's 59-49 quarterfinal victory Saturday night over Buffalo Island Central, but the 5'9" junior's three pointer with one second left in the first half gave the Cougars the shot in the arm they needed as ICC advanced to the semi-finals of the 60th annual Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament...
Hillcrest ends Lady Rebels NEA Tourney run (01/03/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Riverside watched their dream of a Northeast Arkansas Invitational Championship go by the wayside when the Hillcrest Lady Screamin' Eagles rallied from a 10 point halftime deficit to upset the second seeded Lady Rebels 69-63 Tuesday afternoon at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Rebels overcome 19 point deficit to reach NEA Tourney finals (01/03/07)
Town Crier sports Staff For the past two years, Bay has been a thorn in the side of Buster Campbell's Rebels, winning five of the last six match-ups, including a win Dec. 19 over Riverside at Lake City in the Rebel's last game prior to this year's Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament...
Fourth quarter rallies propel Lady Mustangs to NEA Championship game (01/03/07)
  By TRENT FLETCHER Town Crier Sports Staff For the second game in a row, Buffalo Island Central found themselves behind in the fourth quarter of the 60th annual Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament in Jonesboro, and for the second straight game the Lady Mustangs found a way to win...
Injury riddled Lady Lions fall in NEA Tournament (01/03/07)
Town Crier Sports Staff Injuries are a part of the game, but the Manila Lady Lions seem to be getting more than their fair share. Manila began play in the 60th annual Northeast Arkansas Invitational Tournament Friday afternoon one player short, and by the time Marmaduke completed a 45-35 victory over the Lady Lions, two more Lions fell to injuries...
Charles "Red" Whitaker (01/03/07)
Blytheville Charles "Red" Whitaker, 76, of Blytheville died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at Memphis. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and longtime employee of Dilldine Farms. He leaves his children, Margaret Layne of Dell; Archie "Bob" Whitaker and wife, Doris, of Alicia; Betty Whitaker of Jackson, Miss., and Tammy Priddy and husband, Billy, of Dell; two brothers; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren...
Kylan Lee Robins (01/03/07)
Bono Kylan Lee Robins, 4 months, of Bono died Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, in his residence. He is survived by his mother, Amanda Lynn Robins of the home; his father, Jason Glenn Arnold of Jonesboro; maternal grandparents, Tammy and Paul Eastworth of Jonesboro; paternal grandfather, Glenn Arnold of Jonesboro; maternal great-grandparents, Mary and Jessie Pirtle of Jonesboro, and Joyce and Jerry Mac Robins of Lake City...
Truman H. McMurry (01/03/07)
Lake City Truman H. McMurry, 76, of Lake City, died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, in Lake Side Nursing Home. He was born at Parsons, Tenn., to the late Travis and Vada (Box) McMurry. Also preceding him in death were his son, Ricky McMurry; grandchild, Melanie Murphy; sisters, Faustina Gamble and Lossie Markum; and a brother, Huel Jay McMurry...
Claudis V. Adams (01/03/07)
Jonesboro Claudis Vernon Adams, 84, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at his home. He was a farmer and was of the Baptist faith. He also loved to fish and hunt. Mr. Adams is survived by a son, Wayne Adams, and his wife, Peggy, of Chugiak, Alaska; a daughter, Bevylee Echols and husband, Frank, of Shreveport, La.; and a sister, Kathryn Hatchell of Caraway...
James Albert Bigham, Jr. (01/03/07)
Bald Knob James Albert Bigham, Jr. 52, of Bald Knob, died at White County Hospital in Searcy On Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006. Born Nov. 13, 1954, in Pontiac, Mich., to the late James Albert Bigham, Sr. and Josephine Sample Bigham, he was a longtime White County resident. Mr. Bigham attended the Arkansas State University of Beebe, where he earned an Associate Degree in Fine Arts, and was involved in the trucking industry...
Ludie Jeweldeen Adams (01/03/07)
Jonesboro Ludie Jeweldeen Wilson Adams, 75, of Jonesboro, formerly of Black Oak, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at NEA Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Mrs. Adams is survived by her husband, Claudis V. Adams of the home; a son, Wayne Adams and his wife, Peggy, of Chugiak, Alaska; a daughter, Bevylee Eckols and husband, Frank, of Shrevport, La.; and two brothers, Carl Wilson of Harrisburg and E.L. Wilson of Jonesboro...
Clara L. Roedel (01/03/07)
Lake City Clara Roedel, 93, of Lake City died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at her residence. She lived in Jonesboro most of her life prior to moving to Lake City. She was a retired school teacher. She is survived by a son, Jerry Roedel of Jonesboro; daughter, Patricia Roedel Bacon of Monroe, Wis.; sister, Kitty Lilliker of Jonesboro; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren...